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if ecuador refuses to hand and julian assange pretty >> ecuador is reportedly set to announce today it will allow wikileaks to assange to remain in its embassy in london indefinitely, but british authorities have threatened to storm the embassy and arrest assange anyway. we will speak with john and assange's lawyer michael ratner and get a report from outside the embassy in london. thousands of young, undocumented immigrants waited in lines as long as a mile yesterday to apply to temporarily remain and work in the united states legally. >> these are young people who study in our schools, play in our neighborhoods, friends with our kids from a pledge allegiance to our flag. they are americans in their hearts and minds, and every single way but one -- on paper. >> arizona governor jan brewer has issued an executive order barring immigrants are granted a reprieve from receiving public benefits or getting a driver's license. we will speak with journalist roberto lovato the mexican poet javier sicilia whose son was is launching aar b caravan against drug policy. ourselvesere to tell in t
julian assange to ecuador grants of political asylum request we will speak with his attorney jennifer robinson and this country's most famous whistleblower daniel ellsberg. the battle for voting rights. >> voter id, which allowed governor romney to win the state of pennsylvania -- done. [applause] >> republican lawmakers in pennsylvania are praising a pennsylvania judge's ruling upholding a controversial voter id law that could disqualify hundreds of thousands of voters. then we go to russia were members of the feminist punk group pussy riot have just been found guilty for staging an anti-putin protest inside the russian cathedral. >> ♪ >> we will speak to jd samson of the band le tigre men. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. britain is vowing to deny safe passage to wikileaks founder julian assange despite ecuador's decision to grant him political asylum. assange remains inside the ecuadorian embassy in london where he has stayed for almost two months in an attempt to avoid extradition to sweden for
news." >> wikileaks founder julian assange, a diplomatic ro w. protests outside ecuador embassy in london as there are threats tour arrest mr. astonished -- to arrest mr. astsange. hello and welcome to gmt. i'm george alagiah. pakistan both the military under tax. they stormed the air force base near islamabad. the duke of edinburgh is being treated for a bladder infection, the third time he's been in the hospital in less than a year. it's midday in london, 7:00 in the morning in washington, 6:00 in the morning in quito, ecuador, where an announcement is expected on whether to grant political asylum to wikileaks founder julian assange. he is in the country posing london embassy to avoid extradition to sweden to face sexual assault allegations. he says the case is politically motivated. even before the decision is made public, it has led to a diplomatic row between britain and del prado. -- between britain and ecuador. >> it is nearly two months since julian assange enter this building in london which houses the embassy of ecuador. he asked for asylum. been trying to avoid extrad
, julian assange, president obama to abandon what he described as a "war on whistleblowers." >> i ask president obama to do the right thing. the united states must renounce its witch hunt against wikileaks. the united states must dissolve its fbi investigation. the united states must vow it will not seek to prosecute us or our supporters. the united states must pledge before the world that it will not pursue journalists for shining a light on the secret crimes of the powerful. >> we will play the full address of joined assange after the headlines. at least 13 people were killed over the weekend in three separate u.s. drone attacks inside pakistan. the attacks, as pakistani celebrated the end of the holy muslim month of ramadan. the u.s. says its drone strikes target militants, but the open administration's policy is to deem all adult male victims as militants unless exculpatory evidence emerges after their death. the last u.n. monitors have withdrawn from syria, marking the end of a four-month mission. the mission announced its dissolution last week amidst unrelenting violence between
washington. ecuador offers asylum for wikileaks julian assange, held up in their building. >> it does not change, we will not allow mr. assange safe passage out of the united kingdom. >> police in south africa open fire on striking miners. several workers are killed. and seems reminiscent of former days. in one corner of syria, the government has taken control with the kurds with big ambitions to change the middle east. welcome to our viewers on pbs america and also around the globe. tonight ecuador has granted mr. assange asylum but there is a hitch. he is holed up with britain saying they have no intentions for him to leave the country. there is urgent meeting to take place next week. we have more on this. >> outside of the ecuadoran embassy this morning, feelings were running high against britain and for julian assange. there were some scuffles and few arrests. people that see him as a man of information and one facing persecution. but it's mr. assange that is aing they have a duty to arrest. today's ecuador's government accused britain of continuing bullying. >> ecuador believes t
" starts right now. >> thank you, megan. the news begins a new on "studio b." ecuador offers julian assange political asylum. but he has to get there first, and that will be a trick. the brits say they will arrest him as soon as he steps outside of the embassy there in london. they have the place surrounded. and he has just announced he is going to make a live statement. julian assange coming up. and governor mitt romney pulls out -- i should say pulls out the white house in his attempt to explain the medicare plan. while the president responds to accusations that he is running a dirty campaign. and the men who survived this crash off the side of pike's peak will be in studio with us live. wonder what that felt like. we will certainly find out unless breaking news changes everything on "studio b." first from fox at 3:00, a high stakes international standoff involving the founder of the controversial website, wikileaks, julian assange. the former computer hacker is currently holed up in the ecuador embassy in london. he isn't whatted in sweden to answer to allegations of rape and sexual assa
are prepared to risk death just to see assad go. >> almost exactly two years ago today, julian assange had his heart set on sweden. he applied for a residence permit to live and work there. he hoped to create a base forbes wikileaks in sweden because of the country's laws protecting whistle-blowers. now he has his heart set on ecuador. this week, we witnessed the kind of diplomatic international incident that wikileaks used to cause. >> julian assange once traveled the globe championing freedom of information and apparently rewriting the rules of what could and could not be kept secret. now his world has shrunk to two rooms at the back of the ecuadorean embassy in london, but even this refuge may not be safe, for the british government has made clear diplomatic immunity might be revoked. >> it is unprecedented. it is a letter from the u.k. authorities about the possibility of going into the embassy to pick him up. that is what mystifies me. i am still shocked about it. the application of that is so massive. if they would indeed do it, i think that would actually jeopardize the concept of diplo
. >> cenk: we'll tell you more about that. and then julian assange hero orvilleage. >> outside of ecuador's embassy. one side doesn't want them to arrest july january julian assange. >> cenk: here's my hint what i think about that. let him go. let him go. i'm going to prove that case. trying to get assange to the u.s. is ridiculous. then four republican lunatics. one crazier than the next. including this guy who is setting up the cd did who obama's real father is. >> the breathtaking greed of a few. >> the reaching hands of the little people. >> cenk: cuckoo for cocoa puffs. it's showtime. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> cenk: now president obama has been pounding mitt romney and the republicans for months now and they say we're so hurt we're all going to cry together in unison. in fact, they've turned their crying and asking for a wah-bulence into talks. it's obviously talking points that they gave to everyone. here is the crying/lying attacks of the republicans. >> romney: a campaign that has been as divisive as this campaign has been. >> it's the most divisive campaign we've ever had. >> it's a d
to sweden. >> wikileaks founder julian assange holed up in the ecuadorian embassy in london. waited until you hear how he may try to escape. we'll have a report. >>> international outrage over the death of a pregnant teen. we'll explain why a government decision may have cost two lives and read some of your feedback. >>> later, an unlikely police chief, a swimmer who won't give up, and the woman on the arm of the v.p. hopeful. we'll bring you the week's most intriguing people. >>> it is sunday, august 19. good morning, everyone, i'm randi kaye. so glad you're with us this morning. his release of classified u.s. cables labeled him a hero to supporters of free speech and a villain to nations across the globe who struggle to repair diplomatic ties in the aftermath. today julian assange find himself at the center of another international incident as ecuador and great britain battle over the wikileaks founder's future. let's bring in our reporter outside of london this morning. that's where assange has been staying after being granted asylum by the south american country. good morning. ecuador
'm fredricka whitfield. >>> wikileaks founder julian assange made a bold move today stepping out on the balcony of the embassy in london, his first public appearance in months. a crowd of supporters watched as assange delivered a blunt message to the u.s. cnn's atika shubert was there. >> reporter: it's been two months since julian assange sought refuge inside the embassy of ecuador around almost two years since two women in sweden brought allegations of sex crimes against him. that's why sweden wants him extradited and what julian assange is fighting against. but today assange addressed his supporters from that balcony, still a protective part of the embassy of ecuador where he has now been granted asylum. scores of his supporters came out to hear him while british police stood guard. he told supporters his fight was purely political. >> there is unity in the oppression. there must be absolute unity and determination in the response. i ask president obama to do the right thing. the united states must renounce its witch hunt against wikileaks. >> reporter: that's nou not how britain and sweden
is expected. it could slide a bit. julian assange is waiting and watching inside the ecuadorian embassy behind me. police presence has increased here. they don't seem to be making any moves to go in. that does not seem to be happening at all. they are staying here because of the wikileaks protesters that have come here in support of julian assange. at least two protesters have been arrested. there could have been more. it was a bit of a scrum as they were taken away. chaotic situation. but quickly recovered calm. police are waiting in front of the embassy. we're waiting to see what happens. will assange be granted asylum and even if he is, will he get out of the embassy or does that mean he'll be holed up inside and risk getting arrested as soon as he steps out? >> the site of a tense and unusual diplomatic standoff. we'll watch all morning. >>> moving on to arizona governor jan brewer defying the president again. a few hours ago the republican signed an executive order directing state agencies to deny benefits including driver's licenses to deferred action recipients there. thousands of young
the craziest ratio ever. we will talk about that and we will talk to julian assange's attorney after the break. [ female announcer ] research suggests cell health plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day women's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for women's health concerns as we age. it has more of 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day 50+. >>> coming up, a series of deadly new attacks in afghanistan illustrate the sobering reality of america's longest running war. it's something defense secretary leon panetta knows all too well. >> one of my toughest jobs is to write condolence letters to the families of our fallen heroes and frankly, i seem to be writing more lately. more than 1,950 americans in uniform have died defending our country in afghanistan and thousands more as you know have been injured, some very seriously. >> but how focused are americans and the candidates on afghanistan? and is a positive outcome even possible? that is next. ♪ [ acoustic guitar: upbeat ] [ dog ] we found it together. on a walk, walk, walk. love to walk. yeah, we found that wonderful
on ecuador. even if he gets it there could be another matter. he is julian assange. how will he get out of britain without cops putting handcuffs on him. that's next. and a lawsuit over lunch break. some at&t workers say they are not allowed to read, listen to music or hear -- or get heat or air conditioning on their lunch break. one plaintiff says it is no break at all. they want the company to pay. syria murdered 30 some cut-rat. [ kyle ] nope, i've got... [ voice of dennis ] ...the allstate value plan. it's their most affordable car insurance and you still get an allstate agent. i too have... [ voice of dennis ]...allstate. [ roger ] same agent and everything. [ kyle ] it's like we're connected. no we're not. yeah we are. no...we're not. ♪ ask an allstate agent about the value plan. are you in good hands? >>> the president of ecuador is shooting down a report that he decided to give asylum to the wikileak founder julian assange. the report appeared in "the guardian" in the uk and its on-line editions. we read it here. in response the ecuador president sent out this tweet, thank you
penalty in connection with stolen information. >> in a show of solidarity, supporters of julian assange gathered. addressing the press, ecuador's foreign minister voiced concerns that neither sweet nor the u.k. could give assange a fair trial. the ecuadorian government, after carrying out a fair evaluation of the situation, explain to us by mr. assange and listening to his own arguments, shares his fears and assumes there is evidence which allows us to presume that he could face political persecution if the appropriate measures are not taken. assange fears that sweden could extradite him to the united states where he could potentially face charges over the publications of thousands of controversial diplomatic cables. in reaction, the british foreign secretary reaffirmed his commitment to this country's commitment to extraditing julian assange. >> we will not allow mr. assange safe passage out of the united kingdom, nor is there any legal basis for us to do so. am i to was also quick to squash rumors that local police were preparing to move on the embassy. >> anyone who has seen our note
in louisiana. asylum for the wikileaks founder julian assange. he has been hold up in the ecuadorian embassy in london for months. diplomats say he is under their protection but british investigators have promised to get him in custody. the moment mr. assange leaves he will be arrested and he will be deported to sweden. >> shepard: and from there, possibly to america. so how in the world does julian assange plan to ever leave that embassy? thousands lined up across the country after president obama cleared the way for some young illegal immigrants to avoid >> opportunities like this only come once in a lifetime. >> but the arizona governor is not down with the president's plan. >> they will not be entitled to a driver's license, nor will they be entitled to any public benefits. >> shepard: tonight, immigration showdown and a state up against the federal government. and traffic at new york citi' lincoln tunnel often looks like this. but when you are driving a race car, it's a whole new world. tonight, commuting at 190 miles per hour. but first from fox this thursday night, a simmering stand o
and applied for asylum. >> translator: our country has decided to grant asylum to julian assange. >> foreign minister said ecuadorian leaders believe assange's fears of political persecution are legitimate and his human rights might be violated. his supporters gathered in front of the embassy. they cheered when they heard the ecuadorian government's decision. >> julian assange freedom fighter! british police are on stand by around the building. they could arrest assange if he tries to leave the grounds. british foreign secretary william hague said his government was legally obligated to extradite assange to sweden. >> under our law, with mr. assange having exhaust ed all options of appeal, we will not allow him safe pass acknowledges out of the united kingdom. >> ecuador says british counterparts demand they hand over assange. or police would enter the embassy. the ecuadorians call that an open threat and violation of diplomatic immunity. >>> the u.n. security council has decided to end its observer mission in syria. the decision represents the international body's failure to halt violence t
going on today, including fresh taunts aimed at the u.s. from julian assange, who is holed up in the ecuadorian embassy in london. >>> what is more surprising, that one michigan woman is driving at the age of 102, or that she's driving the same car she owned in the 1940s. we'll tell you her story later on in the show. >>> first, let's get to the news, live. we begin this morning in missouri and a big, bad case of damage control in the senate race there, where republicans have been gearing up to unseat claire mccaskill. this morning, the republican candidate, representative todd akin, is backing off these comments he made in an interview yesterday, when he was asked to explain his no exceptions policy on abortion. >> abortion should be considered in a case of tubl pregnancy. what about in the case of rape? >> it seems to be, first of all, from what i understand from doctors, that's really rare. if it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down. but let's assume that maybe that doesn't work or something. you know, i think there should be so
in refue gee camps in other countries. ayman mohyeldin, nbc. >>> wiki leaks founder julian assange made his first public appearance in two months today in london where assange has been granted asylum. his message was aimed at the u.s. government. duncan golestani was there today. >> reporter: julian assange once again stepped into the spot light. he stood tantalizingly close to the police officers waiting to arrest him but they can't, not while he is on embassy property. >> i ask president obama to do the right thing, the united states must renounce its witch-hunt against wiki leaks. >> reporter: sweden wants him but it is the u.s. government he fears. he claims the allegations of sexual assault made by swedish women are part of a plot to extradite him. bradley manning is charged with passing classified files to wiki leaks. >> he is accused. he is a hero and an example to all of us. >> reporter: with no sign of the standoff ending the diplomatic has been heating up. the decision to give julian assange asylum was done without giving into threats. back in london assange took his moment saveri
alguna acciÓn apareciÓ en un balcon de la embajada de ecuador julian assange. tuvo palabras de agradecimiento rafael correa. no se presento rn incidencias y jorge viera nos da los detalle. >>> del balcÓn de la embajada de ecuador en londres. julian assange dijo a estados unidos que renuncia a la cazarÍa de brujas contra wikileaks y que libere al soldado bradley manning que espera juicio por traiciÓn a la patria. defendido por el ex magistrado espaÑol baltazar garzÓn. >>> ha manifestado que siempre ha defendido la verdad, la justicia y los derechos huchl nos y va a continuar haciÉndolo. y varÍa vindicar los derechos de wikileaks, asÍ como todos aquellos que son investigadors como Él mismo, por estos hechos >>> assange agradeciÓ al presidente correa y otros mandatarios latinoamericanos por el apoyo brindado. y recordÓ a estados unidos, que fue publicado por uno de los periÓdicos mÁs influyentes del mundo, el new york time. >>> nuestra decisiÓn soberana de otorgar asilo diplomÁtico al seÑor julian assange. >>> no permitirÁ que abandone la embajada en cuanto pise s
around the world. >> the united states -- >> julian assange breaks his silence. britain plan s s to extradite h to face questions about sex crimes if he tries to leave. more on the story coming up in two minutes. >>> in china, protesters attacked japanese-made cars and smashed windows of japanese-owned businesses. . they are upset that a japanese group landed on an island. it's at the center of a tense territorial dispute between tokyo and beijing. >>> the united states observer mission is over. the mandate expired today and was not extend ed. that means that 300 observers will leave the country and just a liaison office will remain in damascus. none of the cease fire terms was followed by the syrian troops or the rebels. >>> the mystery thickens over the fate and location of syria's vice president. he was no show at a holiday service today giving weight to rumors that he defected. >>> told today from street fighting in syria, 135 people killed. that's according to an opposition group that tracks casualties every day in syria. most of these people died in damascus and its suburbs
to defect has been denied by the office. and rare public appearance julian assange spoke to reporters for the first time since seeking refuge at the ecuadorean and say cbs reports why this on a believes he's been set up by the u.s. government. >>> julian assange give a thumbs-up to supporters he spoke from the balcony of the ecuador embassy in london he accuses the united states of destroying his secret spelling website. >>> i ask president obama to do the right thing, the united states must renounce its witch hunt against wikileaks >>> he believes american authorities want to extradite him to the u.s. and face charges his website out raged u.s. officials in 2010 when it leaked thousands of classified documents. >>> united states must vow it will not prosecute our staff or supporters >>> he was careful this big from inside the embassy ecuador has granted him political asylum but british police officers are on guard ready to arrest him if he steps and outside. >>> he took refuge at the embassy to avoid being sent to sweden for sex assault allegations. he says that as part of a politica
cantaloupes. >> wikileaks founder, julian assange, is speaking out from his posh prison in the ecuador embassy in london. we have been following this story today. this is the first time he has spoken out in months. >> a lot of people were waiting to hear from him. wikileaks captured the world attention by publishing a mountain of american military secrets. now he is urging the u.s. to back off from what he views as a campaign to persecute and prosecute him for telling the truth. >> i ask president obama to do the right thing. the united states must renounce its witch hunt against wikileaks. >> julian assange stands on the balcony of the place has become his home in prison as he addressed a crowd of reporters and supporters gathered on the streets of london. he has been hiding out in the ecuadorean embassy since june 19 in an effort to avoid extradition to sweden on sex crime allegations. he claims the charges are part of a u.s.-led effort to jail him for leaking state secrets on his web site. >> bringing us all to a dangerous and depressive -- where journalists fall silent u
is that the british would arrest him and extradite him to sweden. >> wikileaks founder julian assange holed up in the ecuadorian embassy in london. wait until you hear how he may try to escape. we'll have a report from the scene. >>> plus, an exclusive look at romney's economic team. just who are the pele that he expects to help him turn the economy around if he's elected? >>> and later, an unlikely police chief, a swimmer who won't give up, and the woman on the arm of the v.p. hopeful. we'll bring you this week's most intriguing people. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. it is 7:00 on the east coast. 4:00 a.m. on the west. thanks for starting your morning with us. in about 30 minutes we expect to hear from julian assange, wikileaks founder, who sparked international outrage with the release of classified u.s. cables. but who has been out of the spotlight in recent months. you're looking now at the ecuador embassy in london where assange has sought refuge while he fights britain's atmpt to extradite him to sweden for charge of sexual assault. for his part, assange has denied those all
or just julian. this is now an issue of justice. >> before doing assange took refuge in ecuador, he interviewed the ecuadorean president about wikileaks. >> president correa, why did you want us to release all the cables? >> we have nothing to fear, nothing to hide. your wikileaks have made us stronger. >> we will speak with peter kornbluh, who wrote a story of a wikileaks. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the u.s. and arab league special envoy to syria coakley and has announced his mechanic -- resignation after failing to bring to an and more than a year of violence. he said both sides had failed to respect the cease-fire plan. >> the increase in the militarization on the ground and a clear lack of clarity in the security council have fundamentally changed the circumstances for the effective exercise of my role. yet, the bloodshed continues. most of all, because of syrian government intransigence and refusal to implement the six- point plan. and also because of the escalating military campaign of the opposition. all of which is co
. >>> i understand that the british would arrest him and send him to sweden. >>> julian assange is held up in the ecuadorian embassy in london. hear how he may try to escape. we will have that story for you. >>> and guantanamo bay, cuba, like you have never seen it before. we will go inside of a prison and the prayers, and i will talk to a reporter who was there. >>> and political comedy and why paul ryan may hurt political paul ryan may hurt political funnymen everywhere. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> good morning, everyone. happy sunday. i'm randi kaye, and it is 7:00 on the east coast and 5:00 a.m. out west, and glad you are starting your morning with us. the white house is getting more heated this morning as republican vice presidential campaign paul ryan and the president battle it out over the future. the president taking it to ryan directly over his bucket. and a familiar topic over recent month, mitt romney's taxes. >> his new running mate, congressman ryan, put forward a plan that would allow governor romney to pay less than 1% taxes each year. that's a pretty good dea
julian assage has escalated dramatically. >> ecuador has granted asylum to assange, but britain says this does not change its obligation to extradite him to sweden. swedish authorities want to question him about allegations of sexual assault, but he could also then be handed on to the united states where ecuador fears he could face the death penalty in connection with stolen information. >> in a show of solidarity, supporters of julian assange gathered. addressing the press, ecuador's foreign minister voiced concerns that neither sweet nor the u.k. could give assange a fair trial. the ecuadorian government, after carrying out a fair evaluation of the situation, explain to us by mr. assange and listening to his own arguments, shares his fears and assumes there is evidence which allows us to presume that he could face political persecution if the appropriate measures are not taken. assange fears that sweden could extradite him to the united states where he could potentially face charges over the publications of thousands of controversial diplomatic cables. in reaction, the british fore
asylum to wikileaks founder julian assange. >> brown: from our series on "coping with climate change," hari sreenivasan reports on the sour season for cherry farmers in michigan. >> statewide more than 90% of the tart cherry crop was lost when freezing weather followed an unusually warm spring. >> woodruff: we look at the outpouring of young undocumented immigrants who lined up yesterday across the country for the chance to defer deportation. >> we've all been waiting for this, you know? i mean it's not the dream act, but it's something. the main thing is school-- go to college, be somebody, help my family. >> brown: and on the "daily download," we examine how the no-holds barred campaign rhetoric is playing online. >> woodruff: that's all ahead. on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for publi
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